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  • The Portuguese word Veado, whose English translation is Deer, began to be used as a derogatory slang for homosexual men in Brazil in the early 20th century. The first written reference of the slang Veado we found, dating from 1956, which is consistent with the popular origin of the expression, which usually takes a few years to be used in the texts.

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  • The day after launch Moscas de Colores, in late September 2012, we went to the wedding of our friends Loli and Enric. On the bus that took us countryside we comment the project with our friends; the idea we had in mind, objectives, about Palomo Cojo, Tortillera ... and so, naturally, began to appear new words . From Manolo came Sapatão: "of Portuguese ... Sapatão, which is, is...big shoe". Why? What is its origin?

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  • The English term Tomboy, although normally related to lesbians and can be found explained as young masculine lesbian, actually refers to a distinct characteristic of sexuality, like is the gender expression. And in this way it has been used since the 16th century, when the first written reference appears.

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  • Currently, the German word Tiefseeforscherin is used to call people who investigate the deep seabed, and its literal translation would be something like “deep sea researcher”. What most people do not know when they use it is that, in the early 20th century in marginal environments of prostitution and homosexuality in Germany, a slang was developed out with the matter of depth.

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  • Hinaaja is the word used in Finland to appoint tugboats, in the same way they use Hinari to name cranes towing cars and other motor vehicles, or people who drive them. Both are slang of faggot for the issue to take someone hooked behind, a clear reference to anal sex. Something like doing a mecanical caterpillar or Dada eroticism with steel and winches...

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  • The Serbian word "Peškir" means towel and also is a slang of faggot. It is used or known in all countries in that area of ​​Europe, countries which also belong to a larger group we call pederasts countries. Pederasts countries are those in which this false and intentionally association between homosexual behavior and child abuse takes shape in the most common insults, as is the case of Pédale in France and Petuh in Russia, both used as a euphemism for pederast by phonetic similarity. It seems like you can see in our dictionaries, any word that starts sounding like "ped" can be used to insult faggots.

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  • Synecdoche. Surely somewhere in the brain you have stored this strange word, you had to learn at some point to pass any examination of English (or your own) language. Today we will give an overview and surely you will not forget. Synecdoche is a rhetorical figure used quite when we name or describe something by naming one of its parts, such as calling the women pussy...

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  • So far, the issue of sexual identity, gender identity, sexual diversity or whatever you want to call it, we had discussed in our blog with several articles on this interesting and controversial topic, but for some time we had in mind to develop one collection of illustrations that go beyond the sexual orientation of desire, beyond the gay and lesbian subject. When we started the preparations for the month of LGBTI Pride 2014, we thought the time had come.

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  • At dawn on July 28, 1969 happened one of the facts that, without quite knowing how or why, became a landmark and a reference in the History of the Contemporary World and most especially in the history of the fight for civil rights, we talk about the queer riot occurred at the Stonewall Inn, a bar in Greenwich Village New York.

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  • In civilized and democratic countries is not uncommon that gay, lesbian and transgender people were physically attacked, but in Italy, as we are told, the thing is worse, because once, some people have talked us about "finocchio hunts" in cruising places. No wonder that in Italy people could be afraid, and sexual diversity is less visible in the cradle of occidental faggness. Homosexual behavior has always existed, but were, in the West, Greeks and Italians, who integrated it in a culture that comes to us in many different forms to the present day, in which contrasts his extensive "gay history" with its high homophobia degree.

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  • Some think that certain events, like the Olympics, should be banned to countries that do not respect human rights, such as China and now Russia, however can be a good opportunity to stir consciences and, incidentally, make them feel a bit embarrassed. Today, the opening day of the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014, we presented our event logo.

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  • In 62 BC, after several stays in Rome for his formation, Gaius Valerius Catullus, a 25 year old, from a good family and well connected, moved his residence from Verona to Rome where he continued his work as a poet, being the first to develop the Roman elegy. With his friends he frequented literary coteriesand and were two of these friends, Aurelius and Furius, who picked on him for the poems he wrote, thought whether of envy or bloody people.At that time the Roman society was torn between admiration and rejection by Greek cultureand one of the subjects of discussion sprang from desire of men to men.

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  • Gay slang words not only come from insults and disqualifications that different societies have been created with the passage of time, but also have their origin in the own LGBT groups. This is the case of the Thai word คิง (pronounced khing), which is a phonetic adaptation of the English word "king". Its most likely origin is the word "queen", widely used in the gay scene to call the very effeminate gays, with airs and graces and usually accompanied by a court of followers.

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  • How do fags walk? According to the Greeks in two ways: rocking and doing "ding-dang". Surely you can imagine, the fag, walking down a street in Athens taking his poodle for a walk, with these women's gait, swaying (kunistós / κουνιστός), and listening to the tinkling (digidángas / ντιγκιντάγκας) of the leading costume jewelery. An image and her two friends, the words, creating a referent.

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  • Since ancient times, even when homosexual behavior was normalized, consideration was not the same for man who fucked another man (the top) that for man was fucked (the bottom). This different social consideration has allowed self-identified heterosexual men, were able to unleash their desires from past to present, without reducing the social acceptance and without much repentance.

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  • "God Hates Fags" is one of the favorite slogans of Westboro Baptist sect, famous for documentary films that have been made about them and for celebrate the death of 20 children in the school of Newtown, defining the slaughter as "the beautiful work of an angry God" a punishment from god, according to the alienated Phelps family, by the law that allows marriage between same sex in the state of Connecticut. With this latter, caused a big stir and the new was all over the informatives.

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  • The first law prohibiting homosexual behavior in Russia was enacted, so late when compared to Western Europe, by Tsar Peter the Great in 1716 to prohibit only voluntary anal sex between men in the army, which indicates extension and admiration for couples of soldiers and their fraternity in Russian society of the time. Up to date, homosexual behavior was visible and accepted despite the arrival Christian current expansion of the Byzantine Empire centuries ago. Even Peter the Great, and Ivan the Terrible and his father, the Great Prince Basil III maintained known homosexual relationships, of which Tolstoy spoke in his books.

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  • The first Chinese law condemning homosexuality came into force in 1740. Until then, and after, homosexual behavior was visible and accepted historically by the Chinese society. Homophobia came more than a century later and imported from Europe, with the denominated, Self-Strengthening Movement, in which the authorities, burdened by its military defeats, spent a lot of years studying the occidental technology and culture. I can imagine Occidental hired specialists feeling, in addition to studying their work, that the Chinese men were also studying their butts.

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  • 5000 years ago, in the valley of Syphilis were two cities, Sodom and Gonorrhea, known for its night men clubs and their young with plastic bags that, indoctrinated by the education for citizenship, prostituted themselves to try anal sex. God, tired of so many rumors, sent one of his bishops, originally from Edeta, to see if what they said about these cities was true.

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  • On 29 June, 3123 B.C. dawned like any other day in the fertile plain of the Jordan River. The people of Sodom and the neighboring cities Gomorrah, Admah, Zoar and Zeboyim, initiated its activities on that summer day than anticipated splendid, despite the constant earthquakes that were happening for weeks. Sodomites and their neighbors, but did not know the reason, were accustomed to little earthquakes, produced by a fault line that passes over the Jordan River.

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  • Article 175 was a rule of law of the German penal code, inherited from the Prussian law, which criminalizes sex between men and which was in force from 1872 to 1994. The text of Article 175 reads as follows: «Fornication against nature made between men or people with animals is punishable by imprisonment, also may remove civil rights.»

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  • Tortillera is one of the most used slang words in Spain and Latin America to call homosexual women. Its origin may be of the oldest and most controversial, especially since Tortillera has been a word that has traveled from one side of the Atlantic to the other maintaining its slang meaning and blurring its origin and history.

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  • The literal translation of Okama is cauldron and in Japanese slang means fagot, but as has happened in the rest of the planet the use of word Okama has been standardized acquiring a neutral meaning in addition to derogatory. The word Onabe, which also means pot, used to call lesbians and the word Okoge, which literally means burnt rice that sticks to the bottom of the pot, that it’s used to appoint heterosexual women to whom they likes hanging out with gays, what in English is a fag hag. Okama, Onabe and Okoge, three words to think a bit.

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  • The Valencian word "Fogó" means fireplace, which is the appropriate place to make a fire and cook. Us to know, it is a word that is used in Sueca and Cullera to say fagot in Valencian slang language. About the origin of this expression we refer to the article by Josep Franco, Sueca (Valencia, Spain) writer, published in the online journal L'informatiu.com already disappeared, in response to some of the controversial statements of Bishop of Alcalá de Henares. Dont miss it http://goo.gl/F8gLJ6 (Spanish)

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  • The literal translation of bōlí - 玻璃 - is glass that in slang means fagot. The use of this word comes from the acronym BL (Boy Lover) which in English is pronounced "Be" "El". The origin of the use of this word may be in the Chinese way of saying those two letters that phonetically resembles the Chinese word bōlí.

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  • Lepakko in Finnish means bat and in slang language means dyke. In this case there is little information on the origin of the use of this word and the explanations are unconvincing. Some say lesbo word is difficult to pronounce in Finnish and that is why they used Lepakko, and others used by the phonetic similarity between lesbo and Lepakko.

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  • Pato (Duck) is the slang word used in part of Latin America to insult gay men. As in other terms, to explain the origin of this use of the word, people refers, wrongly, to the duck form of walking or eschatological issues of animal. However, the explanation is much simpler: "pato" is a word with several meanings, basically two.

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  • The Russian word Petuh means rooster and in slang, faggot. From the term "pederast" Russians derive phonetically "petuh" as French people do with the word "pédale", wrongly linking, as so often, male homosexuality and pederasty.

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  • The word "Faggot" started to be used in the UK in the twelfth century, and its meaning was the bundle (of wood), a word that probably has its origin in the Romance languages. We must take into account the strong resemblance between "fag" and "haz" (bundle in Spanish language). It may even be related to the Yiddish word "faygeleh" which means birdie and it’s used by the Jews to call gays.

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  • Gousse, gouine, were words that in the seventeenth and eighteenth referring to prostitutes. Gousse specifically comes from the verb gousser meaning to eat. At that time lesbian sex was socially understood only as a perversion done by prostitutes.

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  • Rozovyi is the name given to the pink color in Russia and is one of the names used there to. Apparently it has its origin from the way people call gays, goluboi, that means blue in Russian language. By extension russians call pink to lesbians.

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  • Goluboi in Russian language means blue (colour), and in slang means faggot. A gay is called goluboi in the same way that a lesbian is called rozovyi which in Russian means the pink colour. As elsewhere in the world in Russia, young children are dressed in blue and girls in pink, and it seems that gays are called goluboi because they like people of the same color.

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  • A major fight is the associations linking gays with pedophiles. Although statistics show that the vast majority of child molesters are heterosexual men, there are certain groups who prefer make to believe that the gays are.

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  • Apparently this slang word has a very different origin. The word bollo (muffin / bol) derives from bollera ("muffin maker"/ dyke) and bollera comes from bueyera (egret). In ancient times there was a group of priestesses represented dragging a oxen cart, there is even a constellation with that image.

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  • This design is a variation of the Bollo ilustration. As much as we like the first. It has another touch and to distinguish it from earlier We haved to think of a more descriptive name. We doesn't spend a lot of time, but think about calling Bollo Icon.

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  • In Australia when it is used lemon referring to a woman the meaning is that the woman is a lesbian. This expression has not negative shades and is quite used among lesbians. The origin of this use of the word Lemon no one knows for sure and explanations found are quite diverse.

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  • Mariquita, marica and maricón (could be translated to English as fag, sissy and faggot), all of them variations of the name of Mary (María), are the words most used in Spain to insult and point gay men. Nevertheless at present, these words are also used normally between LGBT people replacing the word gay. We self-defined as maricones, maricas and mariquitas leaving homophobia without one of his favorite insults. In addition, marica is also a kind of magpie and mariquita a well known insect, the ladybug, as the mariposa (butterfly), which can also be a mariposón (big butterfly), words used also in Spain against gay men. The homophobia, following with applied entomology, also generates many worms that after his cocoon stage, draw the wings and get to fly to find a good pylon to pucker the lips, or become ducks (patos) or peacocks with a lot of muscle, testosterone and eyebrows plucked to paroxysm. Males, sissys, big ugly birds and insects. From where does all this? What is the origin of the word mariquita?

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  • Marica, mariquita and maricón (could be translated to English as fag, sissy and faggot), all of them variations of the name of Mary (María), are the words most used in Spain to insult and point gay men. Nevertheless at present, these words are also used normally between LGBT people replacing the word gay. We self-defined as maricones, maricas and mariquitas leaving homophobia without one of his favorite insults. In addition, marica is also a kind of magpie and mariquita a well known insect, the ladybug, as the mariposa (butterfly), which can also be a mariposón (big butterfly), words used also in Spain against gay men. The homophobia, following with applied entomology, also generates many worms that after his cocoon stage, draw the wings and get to fly to find a good pylon to pucker the lips, or become ducks (patos) or peacocks with a lot of muscle, testosterone and eyebrows plucked to paroxysm. Males, sissys, big ugly birds and insects. From where does all this? What is the origin of the word marica?

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  • Tapette is the slang word used in France to describe a woman who talks a lot, and tape is cap in French. May be the tapette is the women who deserves a cap in his mouth and that gays be likened to this estereotype of scandalous and gossips women.

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  • Palomo Cojo (lame pigeon) is, with tortillera, one of the most searched LGBT expressions in Internet. Is an expression that has starred in books, films, festivals, radio debates, social networks and language specialized forums. It's often used in its extended version "Ese es más maricón que un palomo cojo" (He is more faggot than a lame pigeon), version that gives us the clue about the origin of the expression. What happens to the lame pigeons?

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  • The Italian word Finocchio is one of the words most used and known in Italy to insult homosexual men, and its equivalent in English language would be the word faggot. The translation of the word Finocchio is fennel, a plant widely used in Italian gastronomy, because it has a very meaty and rich bulb, which is also used in distilling liquor since ancient times throughout the Mediterranean.

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  • Trucha, trout in English, is the slang term used in some parts of Spain which means homosexual, gay man, etc. Saying "Alberto is trucha" would be a less aggressive way of saying "Alberto is faggot". The origin of the slang meaning is not known with certainty, and the variety of meanings besides name of the fish, do not make easy to determine the reason.

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